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GCSE English > Poetic Terminology

Enjambment Continuing a sentence beyond the end of a line, couplet, or stanza
Assonance The same / similar sound used in syllables of words near each other
Ballad Ancient poem telling a story
Couplet A pair of lines of verse usually the same length
Octet / Octave First 8 lines in a sonnet
Pentameter A line of 10 syllables
Quatrain A stanza / group of 4 lines usually with alternate rhymes
Sonnet A 14-line poem
Stanza Four or more rhymed lines repeated as a unit
Verse A group of lines in a poem

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